‘Japan Matters’ events explore importance of Japan on U.S. economy, security

Author: Juliane Doscher

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

In mid-October, Sasakawa USA in partnership with the East-West Center of Washington (EWCW) and several other organizations, had the pleasure of hosting two “Japan Matters” events to explore the importance of Japan on the American economy and beyond.

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Japanese Perspective

Author: Kayo Matsumoto

Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum

Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 5

The “Abenomics Acceleration Diet” opened in September with passage of the TPP as one of their goals. Will TPP be ratified in this Diet session? It is difficult to predict, but the Abe administration has made TPP and passage of its implementing bills a high priority. The Diet debate will surely be heated, and among the contentious issues will not only be TPP’s impact on Japan and its agriculture industry but also the status of ratification in the United States.

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